UNDP Administrator Helen Clark

UNDP Administrator Helen Clark Call to Action - Social Good Summit 2014 - UNDPUNDP Administrator Helen Clark discusses how technology, innovation, and new media can create valuable opportunities for increased citizen engagement and more inclusive development outcomes in an interview with Devex Assistant Editor Kelli Rogers on the "Step and Repeat" during the Social Good Summit in New York City on 21 September 2014. Photo: Dylan Lowthian/UNDPHelen Clark's Diary at the UN General Assembly


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Helen Clark: Opening speech at the Climate Summit Forests Pavilion United Nations

23 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening speech at the Climate Summit Forests Pavilion United Nations, New York I am pleased to welcome you to the UN Climate Summit Forests Pavilion. A year ago Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon asked UNDP to facilitate the inclusion of Forests as a priority area of act MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at the Equator Prize 2014 Award Ceremony

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Speech at the Equator Prize 2014 Award Ceremony Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center, New York      Thank you all for joining us tonight for the 2014 Equator Prize Award Ceremony as we recognize outstanding local and indigenous initiatives on sust MORE

Helen Clark: Speech at the “Towards a Deforestation-Free Future: The Demand-Side Challenge” Side Event

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorSpeech at the“Towards a Deforestation-Free Future:  The Demand-Side Challenge” Side EventUnited Nations, New YorkIt is a great pleasure for UNDP to be co-hosting this event on the demand side measures needed to support a deforestation-free future. At the outset, c MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Speech at a Ford Foundation Event on “The Forest and Climate Challenge: Business, Government and Indigenous Community Leaders Call for Action”

22 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP AdministratorOpening Speech at a Ford Foundation Event on“The Forest and Climate Challenge: Business, Government and Indigenous Community Leaders Call for Action”Ford Foundation, New YorkI congratulate the Ford Foundation and the Climate and Land Use Alliance, for putting together MORE

Helen Clark: Opening Remarks at the Session on More about Broadband: From the MDGs to the Post-2015 Agenda Meeting of the Broadband Commission

21 Sep 2014

Helen Clark, UNDP Administrator Opening Remarks at the Session on More About Broadband: From the MDGs to the Post-2015 Agenda Meeting of the Broadband Commission Yale Club, New York There are now fewer than 500 days left for the achievement of the MDGs – goals which rallied the international commun MORE

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Empowering women and closing gender gaps in Africa under spotlight at Tokyo conference

31 May 2013

Yokohama – The importance of gender equality and the empowerment of women in driving development in Africa will be the focus of a high-level panel moderated by United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark at the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD V)more

Post-2015 goals must prioritise sexual, reproductive health, rights, and gender equality, UNDP Chief says

30 May 2013

Kuala Lumpur – UN Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark spoke at the Women Deliver conference today on the importance of a renewed global development agenda giving priority to sexual and reproductive health and rights, gender equality, and women's empowerment. Life has changed more

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Africa making great strides toward many MDG targets yet serious challenges remain, new report says

27 May 2013

Addis Ababa – Converting Africa’s impressive economic performance over the past decade into greater gains on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) remains a primary challenge for Africa, according to a new report. Released today, The MDG Report 2013: Assessing progress in Africa toward the Mimore

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UNDP inaugurates its Regional Service Centre for Africa in Addis Ababa

28 May 2013

Addis Ababa – The UNDP Regional Service Centre for Africa was inaugurated today in Addis Ababa by the United Nations Development Programme Administrator Helen Clark, the Prime Minister of Ethiopia Hailemariam Desalegn and UNDP Assistant Secretary-General and Regional Director for the Regional Bureaumore

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Sharing of success stories drives ‘African Renaissance’

26 May 2013

Addis Ababa – An optimistic future for Sub-Saharan Africa with higher levels of human development is possible through greater engagement with other regions of the South, the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Administrator Helen Clark underlined during a side event at the African Union Summmore

About Helen Clark

Helen Clark became the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme in 2009, and is the first woman to lead the organization. She also chairs the United Nations Development Group.

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